Contents tagged with Berdyansk

  • Organizer of torture chambers in occupied Berdyansk killed in car explosion

    In occupied Berdyansk, located in Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia region, an organizer of torture chambers, Yevhen Ananievsky, was killed. Ukraine's Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense has claimed responsibility for his assassination.

    Ananievsky’s vehicle was blown up on May 5, 2024, around 9:40 am.

    Yevheniy Ananievsky was one of the organizers of torture facilities at Berdyansk Penal Colony No. 77, where he held a position within the occupation administration. He was involved in …

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces strike Russian airfields in occupied Luhansk and Berdyansk

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces  have struck helicopters and equipment belonging to Russian troops at airfields near the Russian-occupied cities of Berdyansk and Luhansk. The Ukrainian Forces Strategic Communications Center  reported that the operation was carried out successfully on the night of Tuesday, 17 October. Later, the Ukrainian General Staff stated that the strikes had destroyed two helicopters on landing pads and an ammunition depot.

    Later the press service of the Ukrainian Special …

  • Ukrainian Forces liberate key village on their way to Berdyansk and Mariupol

    The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that Ukrainian troops had liberated the village of Urozhaine in the Donetsk region.

    "During the offensive, units of the Ukrainian Defense Forces took control of the settlement of Urozhaine, gained foothold on the new defense lines, continue inflicting fire damage with artillery on identified enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures," the Ukrainian General Staff said.

    Information about the liberation of Urozhaine was …

  • Another Russian general killed in Ukraine

    Russian Lieutenant General Oleg Tsokov was killed in Ukrainian missile strike on Russia occupied Berdyansk, reported the adviser to the mayor of Mariupol, Petro Andryushchenko.

    Andryushchenko recalled that Tsokov was injured in September 2022, but survived. "Now, as they say, the graveyard ceremony has been carried out to the end," Andryushchenko said.

    Tsokov was reportedly in the command center of the Russian 58th Army when it was hit by Ukrainian missiles.

    51-year-old Major General Tsokov …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces are advancing towards Berdyansk

    Units of the Ukrainian army continue to advance in the southern direction of the front. They have wedged into the Russian defense lines to a depth of 2 km in the Berdyansk direction, reported the speaker of the joint press center of the Defense Forces of the Tavrichesky direction, Valery Shershen.

    According to him, after the liberation of new territories, units of the Ukrainian army established foothold there. They continue to carry out aerial reconnaissance and launch artillery strikes on the …

  • Ukraine carries out missile strike on Russia-occupied Berdyansk

    On the morning of June 30, numerous explosions occurred in Russia-occupied Berdyansk, Zaporizhzhia region, report the Berdyansk City Military Administration.

    "11 explosions occurred in Berdyansk. There are explosions and fire in the area of the airport. Ambulances are heading in that direction," the message reads.

    The Russia-installed regional governor, Vladimir Rogov, said that the strike was carried out using Storm Shadow missiles, but Russia's missile defense systems repelled the attack " …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces are advancing towards Berdyansk and Melitopol

    Over the past day, Ukrainian troops have continued their offensive in the Berdyansk and Melitopol directions and were successful, said the speaker of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Andriy Kovalev.

    "The Ukrainian military had partial success near Novodarivka - Priyutne, Makarivka - Rivnopil and Novodanilivka – Robotine. During the past day, The Ukrainian Forces have been establishing foothold on these defense lines," Kovalev said.

    According to him, the Russians are now …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces are advancing in three directions

    Over the past day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have advanced in three directions, reported the Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister, Hanna Malyar.

    "In the course of the offensive operation, our troops over the past day advanced in: the Bakhmut direction in the area of the Berkhivske Reservoir by 250 m, the Toretsk direction by 200 m, the Berdyansk direction from 0.5 to 1 km. The territory of up to 3 sq. km has been taken under our control," Malyar said.

    She emphasized that the Russians are doing …

  • Occupied Berdyansk comes under Ukrainian missile attack

    On June 2, several explosions were heard around noon in the occupied Berdyansk. According to the Telegram channel Berdyansk Today, after that, the smoke began to rise over the city port.

    "An explosion was also heard in the village of Osypenko, and there was gray-colored smoke in the area of the military training site, but it quickly disappeared, and a strip was visible in the sky, and it was clearly not from the plane," eyewitnesses said.

    The head of the Berdyansk city military administration, …

  • Russia sends imprisoned Ukrainian sailors for a new medical examination

    Russia set a new technical examination for the detained sailors from the ships Berdyansk and Nikopol which were seized in the Kerch Strait, reported  lawyer Nikolai Polozov reported on Facebook.

    The Russian investigators had already presented the decision to conduct the medical examination to all imprisoned sailors and their lawyer.

    Polozov stressed that the lawyers objected to the examination. "This expertise is a kind of know-how of the Russian investigation. Experts are required to give a …